The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Sophos PLC.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sophos
England / East of England
Rank 226 254 224
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -30
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 12 7 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.10% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.23% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 37
Median salary £47,000 £19,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+147.36% -57.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £19,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £20,800 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £36,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +20.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2384 2986 3392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 40.69% 43.75% 47.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1856 2424 2679
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Sophos as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Sophos
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region.

Sophos Salary Trend in the East of England

Sophos
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Sophos Salary Histogram in the East of England

Sophos
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +13 7 £57,500 -
Essex +33 5 £33,000 +50.00%
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Sophos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Sophos.

1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) Forcepoint
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) Office 365
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (40.00%) Nagios
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) SNMP
4 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (33.33%) DNS
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) SAN
4 5 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 5 (33.33%) VoIP
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (33.33%) MySQL
4 5 (33.33%) Operations Management
4 5 (33.33%) WatchGuard
4 5 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 5 (33.33%) Retail
4 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Office 365
2 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (33.33%) SNMP
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) IT Manager
1 6 (40.00%) IT Support
1 6 (40.00%) Risk Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Risk Manager
1 6 (40.00%) Security Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Security Manager
1 6 (40.00%) Security Risk Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Business Manager
2 5 (33.33%) IT Support Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Support Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Assistant
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support Assistant
3 1 (6.67%) Support Assistant
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) EDI
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) EPoS
1 1 (6.67%) iPad
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 5 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 5 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) ISMS
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CISA
1 1 (6.67%) CISM
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Nagios
2 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Forcepoint
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) WatchGuard
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Apple
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam